29 April 2016 - The Ministers of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana and Public Works, Mr Thulas Nxesi have today, Friday 29 April 2016, engaged with the members of the Sterkspruit community in efforts to heighten public awareness about Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought at the Bensonvale College, Eastern Cape.
29 April 2016 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms. Barbara Thomson today, Friday 29 April 2016, handed over Eco Furniture desks to Theu-Theu Primary School at Pixley ka Seme Municipality in Volksrust, Mpumalanga. These desks are manufactured from timber obtained during the clearing of Alien Invasive Plants.
29 April 2016 - I am sure I can speak on behalf of my colleagues when I say just how honoured and encouraged we are by the warm reception we have received by the people of Sterkspruit. You will also be aware that this problem is being worsened by most severe drought we have seen in 50 years, which is the result of the El Nino phenomenon, and has been exacerbated by rising global temperatures.
29 April 2016 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa today welcomed Cabinet’s extension of the contract of Director-General, Mrs Nosipho Ngcaba. Cabinet has also approved the appointment of Ms Limpho Makotoko as the new Chief Operating Officer for the Department of Environmental Affairs.
28 April 2015 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa and the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thompson, will brief the media, on the Department’s budget vote to be delivered in the National Assembly on Tuesday, 3 May 2016. Members of the media are invited to a briefing in which the Minister and Deputy Minister will outline the key aspects of the speech.